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File #: 21-2114    Version: 1 Name: 12/20/21 Resolution to Approve PSA Contract w/DLZ for Bandemer Bridges
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/20/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/20/2021 Final action: 12/20/2021
Enactment date: 12/20/2021 Enactment #: R-21-453
Title: Resolution to Approve a Contract with DLZ Michigan, Inc. to Provide Professional Engineering Services and Construction Oversight for the Rehabilitation of the Bandemer Park Bridges ($39,946.07)
Attachments: 1. DLZ_Bandemer Bridges_PSA Contract.pdf, 2. DLZ_Bandemer Bridges_Best Source.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve a Contract with DLZ Michigan, Inc. to Provide Professional Engineering Services and Construction Oversight for the Rehabilitation of the Bandemer Park Bridges ($39,946.07)
Memorandum
Attached for your review and action is a resolution to approve a $39,946.07 contract with DLZ Michigan, Inc. (DLZ) to provide professional engineering services for the rehabilitation of the Bandemer Park bridges. This includes updating construction drawings and specifications for bidding, as well as oversight during construction.

The Parks and Recreation Open Space Plan identifies bridge repair as an on-going need and one of the major categories of capital project improvements.

In 2018, the Bandemer Park pedestrian and vehicle bridge structures were inspected as part of regular monitoring and section loss was noted on the exposed portions of the stringers. Construction documents were prepared by DLZ so that repair work for these structures and other park bridges could be performed by a licensed contractor and bids were solicited for work at seven park bridges. However, only one bid was received and it exceeded the funding that Parks had budgeted for the work. Consequently, the repair work at the two Bandemer Park structures was postponed due to their cost and the ability to safely defer the work. This allowed for their capital rehabilitation costs to be programmed in a future year's capital budget. In order to monitor their condition in the interim, DLZ conducted a condition assessment inspection of the Bandemer Park bridges in 2020 which validated the need for the work to occur as soon as possible.

The rehabilitation of these bridges include replacement of the steel stringers, painting of the floor beams, as well as other items of work. These repairs need to be performed in the next year in order to maintain current use and prevent further deterioration and more costly repairs. It is essential that repairs on the Bandemer Park pedestrian bridge begi...

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